Economic insights

What are the macro-level economic forces affecting New Zealand’s position and performance? And what impact will they have, now and in the future?

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Economic Weekly

This highly popular report recalls key domestic and international developments from the previous week, and alerts you to those expected in the week ahead. It also highlights our medium-term outlook for interest rates and currencies.

Monthly Calendar

A must-have desktop tool that alerts you to key local and international central bank announcements and other data releases.

Economic Note

A collation of our research on a variety of topics, including the central bank’s interest rate decisions, economic growth, inflation and employment surveys. It also expresses our views on the relevance of these events for the economic outlook.

Quarterly Economic Forecasts

This report provides forward-looking insights into local economic trends and key macroeconomic variables. It also contains ASB forecasts on key interest and exchange rates, and sharp commentary on international developments.

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Nick Tuffley

ASB Chief Economist

Jane Turner

Senior Economist

Nathan Penny

Senior Rural Economist

Kim Mundy


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Judith Pinto

Publication and Data Manager

Economic Insights